Thursday

27th Apr 2017

Ticker

Four countries' MPs skip European Parliamentary Week

The European Parliament's annual European Parliamentary Week, starting Monday, is being shunned by MPs from four national parliaments. The parliaments of Bulgaria, Denmark, Slovenia, and the UK will only send non-elected representatives, according to the list of participants. That's a poorer representation than two years ago, when only one parliament did not send any MPs: Greece, because it just had elections.

EU starts legal action against Hungary

The EU Commission is to launch a legal probe into Hungary's attack on a Soros-funded university, but Hungary's Orban was unrepentant the he faced MEPs.

Opinion

Brexit is about Europe's future as well

Europe must learn the lessons of TTIP and ensure that the negotiations transparently address the broad interests of European citizens, including on climate change and the environment.

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